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Mathematics: History of Maths Resources

General resources

Books

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Open Access and Free Books

Video and film

The University has a subscription to Box of Broadcasts (BoB), an off-air TV and radio recording service for UK HE institutions, which allows you search and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels.   This includes the 4 part BBC series "The Story of Maths" (to the left) , the radio programmes "A Brief History of Mathematics" and many other interesting radio and TV programmes.

The Story of Maths (BBC 4 series)

BBC Podcasts

Alternatively you can listen to or download the podcats from the BBC website:

Very Short Introduction

General History